Tag Archives: Economy

  • Indian government steps up rural funding in last budget before election

    Indian government pledged 750 billion rupees ($10.56 billion) to support poor farmers and reduced the tax burden for the middle class on Friday, as it looked to rally support from voters. ...

  • US, China launch high-level trade talks amid deep differences

    The United States and China opened a pivotal round of high-level talks on Wednesday aimed at digging out from their months-long trade war amid deep differences over Chinese practices on ...

  • China marks 40-year economic rise as clouds gather

    China celebrates Tuesday the 40th anniversary of its transformative "reform and opening up" policy, which turned the world's most populous country into an economic juggernaut. ...

  • Indian rupee falls further against US dollar

    The Indian rupee extended its losses on Wednesday against the US dollar after ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a setback in the three state elections. ...

  • China accuses US of launching ‘largest trade war in economic history’

    External observers have widely criticized this approach, saying such protectionist rhetoric undermines free trade policies that have shaped the global exchange of goods in recent decades. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Can China afford a trade war?

    It is extremely doubtful as to whether China can sustain a trade war, since the Chinese economy would virtually collapse if the export of Chinese products were to be considerably curbed. ...

  • NS Venkataraman President Xi Jinping’s confusion and dilemma

    In his marathon opening address during the conference of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke about the “principal contradiction” facing China. ...

  • India demonetisation fails to eradicate black money

    The Reserve Bank of India announced that 99 per cent of notes that were banned by the government last year were returned, showing that the demonetisation has failed to eradicate black money. ...

  • Thousands protest peacefully in Hamburg against G20

    On Saturday tens of thousands took part calmly in the demonstration against the world’s rich countries and the politics of certain leaders. ...

  • China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalisation

    Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models. ...